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Arturo
Arturo is 56 years old and married to Felicia with whom he has a daughter. They live together in his in-laws' house. Arturo is a farmer, working his own agricultural fields. He cultivates not only vegetables of all varieties but also tubers. His fields are irrigated and very fertile, and as a result, he has no problems. Following each harvest, he sells his products at a good price in the city market.

Arturo comments that thanks to his earnings, today he also possesses agricultural lands in other parts of the city close to the highway. For that reason, with this harvest he expects to earn extra income. At present, he is preparing for the sowing season and the time is propitious.

This is Arturo's 5th loan with Kiva, and he feels grateful for the financial help he receives to continue ahead. In addition, he promises to make his payments in a punctual manner. Arturo will invest the 3,000 sols in purchasing organic manure to fertilize his plantings.
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Arturo, de 56 años; está casado con Felicia, con quien tiene una hija, juntos viven en la casa de sus suegros. Arturo se dedica a la agricultura, en sus propios terrenos agrícolas cultiva no solo hortalizas de toda variedad también tubérculos, pues las tierras que posee tienen riego y son muy fértiles por lo que no tiene inconvenientes y en cada cosecha comercializa sus sembríos a buen precio en el mercado da su ciudad. Comenta que gracias a sus ganancias, hoy en día posee terrenos agrícolas en otros lugares de la ciudad cerca de la carretera por lo que espera en esta cosecha tener un ingreso extra. Ahora se encuentra preparándose para la temporada de siembra pues el tiempo es propicio. Este es su quinto préstamo con Kiva, y se siente agradecida por el apoyo financiero que recibe para seguir adelante, además se compromete a pagar sus cuotas de manera puntual. Arturo, invertirá los S/.3000 soles en la compra de abono orgánico para nutrir sus sembríos.

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About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 101
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $58,002,425
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.8
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Arturo to buy organic manure for his crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 17, 2013
Listed
Aug 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 9, 2014